Arsenal in talks over £77m Victor Osimhen deal, with the Nigerian to leave Napoli this summer: report

Arsenal target Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli during the Serie A TIM match between SSC Napoli and Juventus FC at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona Naples Italy on 3 March 2024.
Victor Osimhen is close to moving to Arsenal (Image credit: Franco Romano/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Arsenal are in talks over a huge deal to bring Victor Osimhen to the Emirates Stadium – and the Gunners are “confident” of the move happening.

Mikel Arteta's team are the top scorers in the Premier League this season but have lacked real firepower in attack. Gabriel Jesus has spent much of the season injured, while Eddie Nketiah has lost his place as the Brazilian's backup, with Kai Havertz preferred in attack.

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Mark White
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Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.